Author & Illustrator

Tad Carpenter

Tad Carpenter is a designer, author, teacher, and illustrator of many books for young readers. The New York Times Book Review raved of his Zoom! Zoom!, “Any child obsessed with trucks or backhoes or trains or steam shovels should get a jolt of pleasure from the vehicular energy on display here.” He lives in Kansas City, Missouri. Visit him online at

Most Recent Book
Bitty Bot's Big Beach Getaway book

"About" from Simon & Schuster website

board Books

I Say, You Say Opposites! book
opposites · lift-the-flaps
I Say, You Say Opposites!

chapter Books

school · bravery · leadership · bullying · dance · heroes
Zack Delacruz
school · bullying · bravery · leadership · dance
Zack Delacruz: Me and My Big Mouth
love · making friends · listening · school
Just My Luck

picture Books

robots · vacation · rhyming
Bitty Bot's Big Beach Getaway
vehicles · boats · bullying · friendship
Tugboat Bill and the River Rescue
Bitty Bot book
rockets · outer space · robots · bedtime
Bitty Bot
Trick-or-Treat book
scary noises · poetry · Halloween


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